The Church of Type Will Convert You

Curator: TRÜF
date: October 9, 2014
Categories: Art, Illustration, Information Design, Poster Design, Typography
Tags: Letterpress, Print, Typography
From Gutenberg to the Heidelberger press, moveable type sparked the mass production of printed books and was the first time information and ideas could be circulated on a global scale. The printing press was really our first Internet of sorts, and certainly the catalyst for typography and information and graphic design as we know it. 

Metal, ink, and sweat has largely been replaced by Adobe, Apple, and hundreds of digital type houses. And that's all good and “progressy.” But what's really exciting is seeing how these classic industrial printing tools are being reused and rethought to produce amazing new artwork that bridges the gap between old and new, fine art and design, and explores the cracks in between.
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New Warby Parker Store in Venice, CA is a Sight for Sore Eyes

Curator: TRÜF
date: October 8, 2014
Categories: Architecture, Brand & Identity Design, Environmental Design
Tags: art, Mural, retail
I'm loving the graphic façade on the new Warby Parker store on Abbot Kinney in Venice, CA. The store is close to the TRÜF studio and it’s even more stunning in person. In a town full of murals and street art, this one feels different. 
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"Geometry Daily," Where the Left and Right Brain Collide

Curator: TRÜF
date: October 7, 2014
Categories: Art, Illustration
Tags: Design, illustration, Math, Print

In college I took an upper level math class called "Art & Math" thinking it would be easy. The focus was mostly on the works of M.C. Escher, so how hard could it be, right? Wrong. 


Ever heard of Structures in Plane, Euclidean Geometry, Irregular Tessellations, Cyclic Expansion, or Dodecahedrons? Ack! Probably not. And why should you? But as designers you’ve probably unknowingly used this so-called math.

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"The Collecteur" is Fashion Still Life with Personality

Curator: TRÜF
date: October 6, 2014
Categories: Art, Photography
Tags: Fashion, Photography
I recently saw this Instagram as one of “five to follow” in T Magazine under fashion things, and I immediately fell in love with the quirky images and unique idea to curate and style high-fashion items like shoes, bags, clothing, and jewelry into avant garde still-life images.
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Derek Kim of Network Osaka Designs the World He Wants To See

Curator: Peter McClelland
date: October 3, 2014
Categories: Brand & Identity Design
Tags: graphic design, Poster
If you haven’t run into Derek Kim’s work yet, you should just stop reading this and click here.

I’ve been lucky enough to work with this incredibly talented designer (and professional F-bomb dropper). As his Muni rebrand concept shows, he thinks like we all should: appreciating and challenging the often overlooked design that's around us. 

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